Washington, DC – Today IRI released its provincial survey on democratic governance in Indonesia.  The Nusa Tenggara Timur survey, which was conducted January 12 – February 14, 2012, provides views on the direction of the province, citizen satisfaction towards local government services, policies and institutions, perceptions of corruption and the level of citizen participation, including youth and women’s participation, within the province.

The Nusa Tenggara Timur provincial survey randomly selected a sample of 720 citizens from 61 rural and 11 urban locations in 21 districts within the province.  The sample is representative of the general population by age, gender, ethnicity and level of education.  The margin of error for the survey is estimated at plus or minus 3.7 percent.  The survey was designed, analyzed and fielded by Lembaga Survei Indonesia under the supervision of Fallon Research and Communications, Inc.  

IRI has conducted surveys in Indonesia since 2003 to provide stakeholders with relevant information to improve democratic governance at the regional level and provide issue-specific information to local leaders so that they can more effectively serve the needs of their constituents.

A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, IRI advances freedom and democracy worldwide by developing political parties, civic institutions, open elections, democratic governance and the rule of law.

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